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from the strip.... with more. michael... talking to locals and visitors - they all say this is a slap in the face to the history and culture of las vegas. some of them believe it's going to turn people away and slash mgm's profits - but companies leaders disagree. "we may see some people that are more upset than others and we've had to calculate that in, but this is a value proposition for our customers" the company has not decided the exact amount you'll have to pay - but if you're using an mgm lot just for a few hours - the fee will be very very small. if you're parking overnight, it'll be a little higher, but no more than 10 dollars - and it's for that day only - even if you're a hotel guest - but, that overnight pass will give you free access to all of the mgm parking lots on the strip
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it will also cost to valet your car. all of these fees will support a 90-million dollar project to renovate mgm's existing parking lots and build a brand new one that will give people very easy access to the new t-mobile arena. "i think in the long run, when they see the improvements that we make, they might find it to be a worry investment." these fees take effect in april and locals will have a grace period of free parking for a short time - but as i said earlier - a lot of people are not happy about this. i'll show you what they have to say - coming up at 6. live from the las vegas strip - michael burton - channel 13 action news. police have a suspect in custody following an apparent burglary attempt.. and a massive search on the ground.. and from the air. action news reporter parker collins has details on the dramatic final minutes of the pursuit. this is who it was all about... the guy they loaded into an ambulance is the guy police
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door). (nats of helicopter around 6:57:42) for more than an police circled this neighborhood. they woke people up and took their dogs into homes and backyards... pulled out all the stops... but it paid off. eric ludaway, home searched img0400 00:00:13-00:00:18 "they said burglary, but it's way too many cars to be a they never tell you the truth. it's a little more than just a their kids to school... couldn't believe what they were seeing. hector canchola-espana, witness cause my son see that... and it's probably a dangerous place." one person who can understand how they felt... the mcdonald's employee... who walked into work as the criminal was breaking out the back door. with officers on their way... the burglar sped off. he eventually ditched the car and jumped a wall... desperate not to end up here... shocking a whole neighborhood. 00:00:22-00:00:26 "this is a this is like an elderly morning... came to a quiet end... with the lone target of all
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near torrey pines and lake mead parker collins channel thirteen action news. n-v energy slapped with a lawsuit coming up... at 6 p-m... the case two home owners are brining to court against the energy company.... after the changes to metering rates. our action news reporter..... lesley marin sits down with a former "sunrun energy employee"..... whose company just pulled out of town. clark county teachers can finally celebrate. after a unanimous vote late last night by the board of trustees.. the teachers have a new 2-year contract. action news reporter elizabeth gadley is here now to go through what's in the new deal. elizabeth. been fighting for and protesting over for months... so as you can imagine everyone involved is thrilled to have a new contract in place. dan barber, durango high school teacher 17:35:51:00 it's elation right, this has been long struggle for teachers. what teachers and union members are most excited about... the 135 million dollar contract includes pay raises for the
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vikki courtney ccea president 17:20:16:00 it's a good opportunity, there's going to be an investment in us, in education. angry teachers staged protest after protest and rally after rally following wage freeze... finally they were heard.... getting the raises they fought so hard for. dan barber, durango high school teacher 17:37:13;00 for some teachers we felt that we were being disrespected or taken advantage of and as professionals we expect to be respected as professionals and paid like professionals and we weren't as part of the deal... the base salary for new teachers goes up from 35-thousand to 40.... something the district hopes will help them recruit the extra teachers it so desperately needs. michelle booth ccsd communications dir. 17:46:04:00 we recognize we are in a crisis, we need to hire so that was definitely one of the with four salary increases over the next nine months that will be based on education and experience....capping off at 90-thousand a year. dan barber, durango high school teacher 17:39;01:00 i know a lot of teachers who did make those calls to other school districts and in fact many who did leave and so it's an
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contract. it will help retain teachers and will help our profession. this contract is not cheap and the money has to come from somewhere... coming up tonight on action news at six... i'll have details on what kind of cuts the clark county school district is looking at making in order to pay for it. reporting live from the studio, i'm elizabeth gadley channel 13 action news. sound of kids yelling as they're sprayed with pepper spray a heated scene... outside el dorado high school today. school police..... pepper spay a large group of students... watch as an officer... takes what looks like a student... into custody. this breaking news video is just coming into our newsroom. action news reporter jacqui heinrich is live at eldorado high school with more on what happened. jacqui. america's largest retailer is closing hundreds of stores including a location in the
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in the valley. walmart announced its first ever mass closing. it involves 269 stores including 154 in the u-s. we're told one is this location at nellis and east craig.. which will close its doors this sunday. walmart says more than 95 percent of stores being closed in the u-s are within 10 miles
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still to come... on action news.... live at 5... take a live look at this... some valley elementary school students are trying to make history... tonight. we'll explain.... in a live report. and president obama takes to social media to answer some of your questions. we'll hear what he had to say about the upcoming election.. and donald trump.
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nasdaq and the sp500 also took more hits today. analysts blame an uncertain economy in china.. and tumbling oil prices. demands are being made by the bundy group from bunkerville.... in oregon. it's been nearly 2 weeks..... since the armed protesters took over a national wildlife refuge... in oregon. they're protesting what they call government over-reach... when it comes to federal lands. today... they spoke out about changes.... that need to be made. we would like to as the fbi to go home. government. they're fear mongering. these protesters and ammon bundy... the son of controversial nevada
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started out protesting the sentencing of dwight hammond and his son steven. the 2 ranchers are convicted of arson on oregon federal lands. law enforcement are monitoring the situation. but they haven't taken any action to remove the armed group. congressional republicans are meeting in baltimore for their annual policy retreat. with a new president being elected this year.. house speaker paul ryan told reporters it's a critical turning point for the party. (sen. paul ryan/ (r) house speaker) the country is crying out for a positive vision that brings us all together. we want a confident america and now is the time to get to work on it. ryan laid out what he called a "bold pro-growth agenda" for the party. he says it will focus on national security.. jobs and economic growth.. health care.. fighting poverty.. and restoring the constitution. president obama was answering
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obama appeared with several youtube personalities for the interview.. which was live-streamed from the white house you tube account. one of the topics was the up coming election.. and donald trump's lead in the polls. look, i think it's really early in the process. if you look at previous elections, at this point in the contest, alot of times you will have people who are seen as frontrunners because they are noisy, because they're noisy they get a lot of attention. the interviewers also fielded questions from social media. the white house says this tradition started after the president's state of the union address in 2010. some local elementary school students are hoping to be part of a world record.. and it's all tied to reading. up next.. a live report from their school.. as they literally bask in the glow of success. and.. a fast-food chain... known for its chicken.. is ready to put something on its menu.... that will have you fired up. you're watching channel 13 action news..
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investigate. stay with us. more heartbreak... there are two democratic visions for regulating wall street. one says it's okay to take millions from big banks and then tell them what to do. my plan -- break up the big banks, close the tax loopholes, and make them pay their fair share. then we can expand health care to all, and provide universal college education. will they like me? no.
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angelil died... just yesterday. caesars is putting up a tribute to angelil on their marquee.... tonight. dion has canceled her shows... at caesars palace.... for the weekend. las vegas is known around the world for a lot of things. now.. thanks to some determined students.. we might be able to add a new world record to the city's resume. action news reporter.... bryan callahan is live..... at brookman elementary school to explain how these kids are trying make history. bryan. these students are trying to double the current world record for a glow light string. they are planning to attach 20,000 glow sticks together here on the school grounds. comedy magician adam london is leading the world record attempt. the display is actually a reward for the students. each glow stick represents a book the children have read since each glow stick represents a book the children have read since september. london and his wife, who is a at the school. the children were tested on each of the books and had an 80
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will ad lib tag reporting live, bryan callahan, channel 13 action news. adlib let's go to chief meteorologist bryan scofield and 'weather first.' time now... for the latest consumer news...
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means that clouds will thicken over las vegas tonight keeping temperatures mild. expect lows in the upper 30s
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clouds hanging around through saturday as well with highs in the mid 50s. temperatures sunday will warm further as sunshine breaks out after saturday's clouds and many areas will break into the low 60s for the first time since before christmas. rain isn't likely as these lows despite decent low level moisture in california since they aren't very strong and will track through northern nevada into central utah. the high sierra in california will squeeze the vast majority of the moisture out of the higher levels. a slightly stronger system will push in for tuesday which could board. by thursday and friday with a good mixture of sun and clouds. time now... for the latest consumer news... from contact -13-. chipotle is closing... all its restaurants...
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the restaurants will close for several hours... on february -8-th... to hold staff meetings... about food safety. the company has been in the hot seat... this past year... because of a series of disease outbreaks... including e-coli... salmonella... and norovirus. k-f-c is whipping up... some chicken with a little more kick. it's called... "nashville hot chicken." k-f-c rolls out the new menu item... on monday. it pays homage... to a popular specialty... in nashville. it's the -4-th chicken flavor... k- f-c has added to the menu... in the chain's -86- year history. and.. don't forget... contact 13's call for action is ready to help you with a consumer problem. just call one of our volunteers... any weekday.... between -11-a-m and -1-p-m... at 702-368-2255. a heads-up involving some traffic issues you should know about if you're going into downtown las vegas this weekend. n-dot is doing some drilling tied related to project neon. it's happening along both sides of i-15 between sahara.. and the 95 at m-l-k. the drilling is set to being around 9pm sunday..
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we'll be right back.... with a final check.... on your forecast from bryan. and coming up later.. all new at 6.. a botched clinical drug trial for a new drug leaves one man dead and several others hospitalized. what the drug was going to be used to treat.
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they're calling it....
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it happened back in december.. causing a flood of magnetic solar arches. the images were taken in extreme ultraviolet wavelengths. it's usually invisible to the human eye.. so it's colored in these pictures in bronze. before we go... here's a look at what's coming up later.... on abc in primetime... 8... it's "last man standing"... 8:30 -- dr. ken 9 -- shark tank 10 -- 20/20.. and we will see you tonight... for action news... live at 11... that's our news for now.. but... stay with us for abc's world news tonight... up next. we'll see you back here in 30-minutes for action news... live at 6. until then.. thanks for watching and have a
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breaking news at this hour, witnesses say gunfire and the sound of explosions erupting at a hotel popular with westerners. the pictures coming in at this hour. the friday freefall on wall street. the dow dropping more than 500 points during trading. what's causing this as millions of americans lose money in their savings? we're on wall street. also breaking, the urgent search at this hour for a dozen missing marines after a midair collision. the nor'easter hitting tonight, reported tornadoes already. and a passenger jet hitting severe turbulence, tonight the injuries and the flight attendant rushed to the hospital. fight night. ted cruz stands by what he said about new york values in new
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fights back. why even hillary clinton tonight
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